Making Sense of the Science

The good news: cancer researchers supported by AICR are gaining new insights every day.

The bad news: For many people, keeping track of all these insights can get confusing. Sometimes a cancer study that’s in the news on Monday seems to be contradicted by a study on Tuesday.

Here’s some information to help you make sense of the science.

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What Is Cancer?

Learn about the cancer process: How it starts, and how you can help defend against it.

Studying Cancer

Studying Cancer

Learn how scientists study diet and cancer.

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Foods That Fight Cancer?

Learn about the everyday foods now attracting serious scientific attention for their cancer-fighting potential.

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Hot Topics in Cancer Research

The AICR Expert Panel flagged areas of research that urgently demand more, and better, study.